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Urannah Dam

Jul 30, 2021
Funding boost to advance Urannah work

Funding boost to advance Urannah work

The Federal Government has tipped in a further $12.65 million to move Central Queensland’s Urannah Dam project forward. The funding will go towards the project business case and approvals, taking the total Federal contribution to $22.65 million. The $2.9 billion Urannah project proposed by Bowen River Utilities centres on a new 970-gigalitre dam on the Broken… This content is for...

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Jul 09, 2021
Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

Environment impact the next step on the Big Rocks Weir decision

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project is a step closer with the release of the terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement. Big Rocks Weir is one of three water infrastructure projects in the broader Burdekin Catchment currently undergoing full EIS assessment processes as coordinated projects. Two others are the proposed raising… This content is for iQ Industry Quee...

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May 08, 2021
Next step for $60m Big Rocks Weir project

Next step for $60m Big Rocks Weir project

Queenslanders are being invited to have their say from Monday on draft terms of reference for the $60 million Big Rocks Weir project in North Queensland. Big Rocks Weir is proposed to have a capacity of 10,000 megalitres and would augment urban and agricultural water supply in the Charters Towers region. Deputy Premier and State… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil...

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Apr 22, 2021
Irrigation project announces key tenders

Irrigation project announces key tenders

The Granite Belt Irrigation Project is releasing tenders within the next five weeks for design and construction of key water infrastructure assets. The irrigation project will include a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and 126km of pipeline. The Irrigation Distribution Network and Associated Works Design and Construct Tender will open on… This content is for iQ I...

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Apr 06, 2021
Paperwork progresses for Burdekin Falls Dam expansion

Paperwork progresses for Burdekin Falls Dam expansion

An environmental impact statement for a proposal to increase the capacity Burdekin Falls Dam is one step closer after the release of the final terms of reference. Project proponent Sunwater estimates up to 150 full-time jobs would be created during four years of construction to raise the existing dam wall at Lake Dalrymple, about 210km… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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Apr 01, 2021
Step forward for $2.9b Urannah project

Step forward for $2.9b Urannah project

The $2.9 billion Urannah project has taken another step forward with the release of final terms of reference for the environmental impact statement. Proponent Bowen River Utilities estimates up to 1200 full-time jobs would be created during two years of construction on the Central Queensland development and 600 full-time jobs once it is fully operational…. This content is for iQ Industry Qu...

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Mar 30, 2021
‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

‘Co-ordinated project’ boost for Big Rocks Weir

The $60 million Big Rocks Weir project in the Charters Towers region has earned co-ordinated project status.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said Queensland’s Coordinator-General had made the declaration for the project, which would now undergo a full environmental impact assessment process “The Queensland Government supports progressing investigations into the cons...

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Feb 26, 2021
Cairns road and CQ water needs make priority list

Cairns road and CQ water needs make priority list

Cairns Western Arterial Road capacity and Bowen Basin water supply for agricultural, industrial and mining productivity have made it on to Infrastructure Australia’s latest priority list. Infrastructure Australia today announced it had added a record number of new investment opportunities to its Infrastructure Priority List, saying the major update reflected the changing needs of the… ...

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Feb 04, 2021
Early works on horizon as  Urannah plan advances

Early works on horizon as Urannah plan advances

A raft of civil works such as bridge and road upgrades is due to kick off within months as Bowen River Utilities progresses its $2.9 billion Urannah project. BRU communications manager Karly Abbott said there was a range of work that must be completed in and around the site to deliver the ‘nation-building’ project. Enabling… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, i...

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